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Free ‘Apple R2F Webinar on Rootstock & Nutrition’ set for March 1

The Cornell Fruit Team has announced a nationwide Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) Apple Root to Fruit (R2F) webinar for apple growers, Extension educators and crop consultants on March 1, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (Eastern... more »

New Jesey ag department, Rowan collaborate for online mapping tool

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has partnered with the Rowan University GeoSpatial Research Lab to provide an online tool that allows users in the agricultural community to access, view and print soils reports by tax... more »

Washington Apple Education Foundation has new executive director

The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) announces the hiring of  Faviola Barbosa as its new executive director. Barbosa began Feb. 1 in this role with the tree fruit industry’s charity. Faviola... more »

John Place is promoted to CEO at Nourse Farms Inc.

Nourse Farms Inc. announced Feb. 1 that founder and President Timothy Nourse has transitioned from overall leadership of Nourse Farms to chairman of the board of directors effective Jan. 1, 2022. Nourse is leaving the... more »

Maryland expands spotted lanternfly quarantine zone

 The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) expanded  Jan. 20 its spotted lanternfly quarantine to include the following counties: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Cecil, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Kent, Montgomery and Washington, as well as Baltimore City. This... more »

2022 Pennsylvania Grape and Wine Industry Winter Conference set

The 2022 Pennsylvania Grape and Wine Industry Winter Conference will be presented by the Pennsylvania Wine Marketing and Research Program Board, in partnership with Penn State University Extension. Held on March 2-3 at the Penn... more »

Virtual format planned for New England winter meeting

The New England Vegetable & Berry Growers Association (NEV&BGA) Winter Meeting scheduled for Feb. 7 has moved online. The event will be held from 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m. There is a $20 registration fee, which is waived... more »

Minch new director of New Jersey Division of Ag and Natural Resources

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced Dec. 23 the appointment of Frank Minch, of Raritan Township, as director of the New Jersey Department of Agriculture’s Division of Agricultural and Natural Resources. Minch has... more »

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